Friday, May 11, 2012
Growing Numbers of Lithuanian Americans Turning to Discordianism
Rejection of dogma in favor of catma
Lithuania was the last European country converted to Catholicism. In post-Soviet Lithuania there is increasing interest in the pantheistic native religion that preceded Christianity.
Disappointment with the secularism rampant in the methods of the Roman Catholic hierarchy, coupled with the closing of Lithuanian-American parishes, is driving many urban Lithuanian Americans to Discordianism.